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Finally, now you can get the hands-on Biblical training you need in your home, even if you feel totally overwhelmed and like you have no time.
Introducing the first program of it's kind...
Now you can get video based mentoring in the specific areas you most need help in. 
Enrollment Closes November 7th!! 
Do you struggle in managing your home? OR knowing what to make a priority within your day? 

Hi, my name is Jami Balmet and I'm all too familiar with the crushing feeling of being overwhelmed, alone, and even defeated in knowing how to care for and manage my home.

When I first got married, I was an excited and enthusiastic new wife, ready to make a home out of our tiny one bedroom apartment. 
But I was far from prepared to manage a home. I was never taught (or frankly had interest in learning) how to cook, how to keep up on cleaning, how to effectively plan my time, or even what a godly marriage looks like. 

So as a result, I've spent over 8 years exploring my homemaking. Digging into God's Word to discover what we should be spending our time on each day. 

What does it mean to run and manage a Gospel-Centered Home?

And most of all, how in the world do I manage it all without getting overwhelmed, burnt-out, and feeling like a total failure? 
How do I discover (and create) Joy, Peace, and Tranquility within my home for God's Glory?

Throughout my journey, I've read dozens of books on the subject, interviewed countless ladies, been mentored by wise women, and studied relentlessly. And while I still have so much to learn, and so far to grow in my own personal journey, this is what led me to launch my blog and podcast - Young Wife's Guide - in 2012. And later our ministry - Homemaking Ministries.
And throughout the thousands of conversations, emails, and idea was born. 

What if I could bring together Titus 2 mentors who teach practical homemaking skills from a Gospel-rooted framework to help teach women like myself, the skills and wisdom I was so desperately seeking?

Then two years ago, this idea, this humungous dream, was born...
Introducing: My Homemaking Mentor
Our incredible online training academy designed for Christian women!
I wanted to design a place where you could log in and get the advice and practical tips you need to better run and manage your home...all for God's Glory!
And so the idea to invite Titus 2 women to come into the academy and teach courses on different subjects was born. Today the academy has 16 FULL amazing courses (with 6 currently in development)!

The topics include but are NOT limited to: 

The Basics of Your Homemaking: This is the first introductory course that you are encouraged to go through. It lays a good groundwork through which to view your homemaking before you head off into the next courses.

Spiritual Disciplines for Busy Homemakers: Do you ever struggle in finding the time to read God's Word? Are you not sure how to strengthen your prayer life? In this 7-part course, we take a look at how to deepen your relationship with the Lord.

Simple Routines to Keep Your Home in Order: Do you ever wish that someone could come into your house and go with you room by room showing you the best ways to keep it clean? This course takes you through each room of the house and shows you how to keep it clean in just 5 minutes a day!

Loving Your Husband & Reconnecting: There are TWO full courses in the academy focused on marriage. The first is on 100 ways to love your husband and the second is about being a wife who cultivates a fulfilling marriage. 

Learning to Live Intentionally: In this comprehensive 11 part course, you will go through practical exercises to help you learn to live with more intention. Including: How to get more sleep, creating routines you love, planning for downtime, and more! 

A Heart for Hospitality: Hospitality is all about practicing the Biblical art of serving others. But what does hospitality look like on a practical level? What meals do I make? How do I invite new families over? All of this and more is covered in this comprehensive course! 

What is the Academy?
I'm so glad you asked! Essentially the academy is like your own private homemaking college. We've got tons of courses from different instructors ready for you to go through. See everything in this amazing academy below: 
  • 16 FULL Courses on Homemaking - with 6 coming in a matter of days!
  • 50+ Practical Videos
  • Twelve - Titus 2 mentors to guide you through the academy
  • Printables & worksheets throughout
  • Instant access to the full academy & lifetime access
  • The ability to watch & listen anywhere, anytime, and on any device! 

My Homemaking Mentor has completely turned around my home. From learning simple cleaning routines to help me manage to keep a home as a busy small business owner/work from home mom, to helping me dig deep into the Lord’s Word and learning how to live intentionally and help my family to do the same this resource has been something that I have been able to reach out to time and time again. As women, Christians and homemakers, it is sometimes so hard to manage all the “hats” that we wear, but Jami and her team has done an incredible job at being informative and reminding me that I am not alone in this!”

- Ashley

Okay, are you dying to know who the mentors are and what each course has to offer?
Click on each video below to watch a sneak peek of what's inside each course: 
The Basics of Your Homemaking Course
In this first introductory course, I walk you through the basics of your homemaking. Don't yawn and think you can skip this one because we dive into some important topics such as how to create priorities and stick to them, creating a family mission statement, and more!  Includes: 5 lessons 

Mentor: Jami Balmet of Young Wife's Guide & Homemaking Ministries

Jami Balmet is the author and creator behind Young Wife's Guide. Through her blog and popular podcast, Homemaking Foundations, she encourages women to look to Christ on the hard and long days of being a homemaker. Her goal is to equip each woman with the joy and perseverance to serve the Lord through the everyday events of life. 
Learning to Live Intentionally Course
Join Leigh Ann Dutton as she explores day by day what it means to live with purpose, focus, and intention! She covers some really practical lessons including creating routines you live, implementing a timer for greater productivity, how to turn off electronics in your home for deeper relationships and more! Includes: 11 lessons

Mentor: Leigh Ann Dutton of Intentional By Grace

Hi! I'm Leigh Ann, and I am passionate about encouraging and equipping women to be intentional while relying on grace. I'm a wife to Mark and a mom to two little boys (with one more on the way). Here at Intentional By Grace I bring you behind the curtain of my life and encourage you to live for Him in all you do. Learn more at Intentional By Grace.
A Wife Who Cultivates a Fulfilling Marriage Course
In this course, you'll learn the art of sharing your heart with your man so the two of you can connect on a deeper, emotional level. Jolene cuts right to the heart of the issue when she covers communication in marriage, rediscovering the hero in your husband, and a heart to heart talk about sexual intimacy.
 Includes: 3 lessons 

Mentor: Jolene Engle of

Jolene Engle was once an atheist who is now sold-out for Jesus Christ. Her heart beats fast for discipling women and you'll find her doing just that at where she leads women and wives closer to Christ. Jolene and her husband, Eric, run a weekly podcast called, The Marriage Mentor where they provide biblical guidance and practical application for wives. She is also the author of the book and bible study, Wives of the Bible.
Simple Routines to Keep Order in Your Home Course
When you think of your housekeeping routines, what do wish they could be? Huge and complicated? Or simple and easy to implement? Marci gets straight to the point in this short and sweet course to get you MOVING and grooving with some simeple routines in your home for better order. Includes: 4 lessons

Mentor: Marci Ferrell of Thankful Homemaker

Marci is a lover of the Lord Jesus Christ, married to her husband Doug for over 30 years, mother, mother-in- law, and grandmother. She is here by God’s grace and overwhelmed by His kindness in redeeming her as His daughter. You can find her blogging about loving her husband, children and grandchildren, bible study, reading, sharing her faith, home keeping, cooking, and making lists at Thankful Homemaker.
Modesty, Grace, and a Minimal Wardrobe Course
In this fun course, Katie takes a look at Biblical modesty, investing in our appearance, what a minimalist wardrobe is, and where to find fun and cute clothes for your personality. If you want to spend some time revamping (AND simplifying) your wardrobe and closet, then this is a fun course to dive into! 
 Includes: 4 lessons 

Mentor: Katie Bennett of Embracing a Simpler Life

Katie Bennett is a young, stay-at-home mom of three adorably-fun little ones, and she strives to live a life devoted to Jesus. She loves to write and focuses her energy on living simply and well. She blogs at Embracing a Simpler Lifewhere she ponders things like eternal perspective, being a wife and mama for the glory of God, and simple, intentional living.
How to Cultivate Mentorship in Your Life Course
Do you have trouble forming deep relationships? Are you clueless as to how to go about forming mentoring relationships? In this course, Angie walks you through the basics of Christ-Centered relationships. She covers how to cultivate authentic relationships, choosing a mentor, and more! Includes: 4 lessons

Mentor: Angie Tolpin of Courageous Mom

Jesus Follower, Mom of 7, Wife of 17 years, writing about motherhood to bring glory to God. Author of Redeeming Childbirth.
A Heart for Hospitality Course
Discover what it means to serve God from within our homes through the Biblical art of hospitality. This course covers the Biblical basis of extending hospitality, how to prepare your heart and home for hospitality, and practical tips for making it easier.  Includes: 9 lessons 

Mentor: Jami Balmet of Young Wife's Guide

Jami Balmet is the author and creator behind Young Wife's Guide. Through her blog and popular podcast, Homemaking Foundations, she encourages women to look to Christ on the hard and long days of being a homemaker. Her goal is to equip each woman with the joy and perseverance to serve the Lord through the everyday events of life. 
100 Ways to Love Your Husband Course
Join Lisa as she discusses a life-long journey of learning to love your husband. She is going to cover some really practical ways that you can show love to your hubby through better communication and resepct. Want to form a deeper relationship through friendship? This course covers all that and more. Includes: 5 lessons

Mentor: Lisa Jacobson of Club 31 Women

Lisa is the happily-ever-after wife of Matthew Jacobson and together they enjoy raising and home-educating their 8 children in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. She’s also rather fond of dark chocolate, French press coffee, and deep friendships (though not necessarily in that order). She encourages women to embrace the rich life of loving relationships and the high calling of being a wife and mother. Lisa is the author of 100 Ways to Love Your Husband and her husband is the author of 100 Ways to Love Your Wife.
An Intro to a Healthy Home Course
Learn about essential oils, home remedies, natural cleaners, and beauty & skincare! If you want an introduction to the different aspects and areas of crafting a healthy home, this intro course is for you! Includes: 4 lessons 

Mentor: Sienna Carlton of Homemaking From Scratch

Sienna has a deep love for the Lord and is passionate about the ministry of homemakers. She also has a heart for creating a natural home! She has been married to her best friend, Brandon, for a little over a year and they have there first baby on the way! She loves to share about creating a healthy and thriving home and shares encouragement, recipes, tips, and tutorials at Homemaking From Scratch.
Spiritual Disciplines for Busy Homemakers Course
Do you want to draw closer to the Lord? Do you want to learn how to study the Bible and what deeper prayer looks like? In this course I cover how to draw closer to God through regular Bible reading, deeper prayer, and Scripture memorization. Includes: 7 lessons

Mentor: Jami Balmet of Young Wife's Guide

Jami Balmet is the author and creator behind Young Wife's Guide. Through her blog and popular podcast, Homemaking Foundations, she encourages women to look to Christ on the hard and long days of being a homemaker. Her goal is to equip each woman with the joy and perseverance to serve the Lord through the everyday events of life. 
Homemaker's Guide to Social Media Course
If you are feeling lost or discouraged when it comes to social media, Mandy will give you some encouragement and Biblical advice in this practical course. Mandy starts with a Biblical look at how we use social media and includes a frank discussion on both the good and bad os social media and how we can use it wisely. Includes: 9 lessons 

Mentor: Mandy Hoffman of

Mandy J. Hoffman has been happily married to her husband, Justin, for 14 years and together they have three teen/tweens ages 13, 11, and 9. As a disciple of Jesus Christ, Mandy’s desire is to always be growing in the knowledge and grace of God. Her passions are studying theology, biblical counseling, and reading intentionally; all the while balancing life as a homeschool mama, dabbling in a mini homestead, and being committed to the body of Christ at their church. She is the author of the book: #ReformingSocialMedia.
Meal PLanning Bootcamp Course
Join Jami and we dive into this short course on meal planning, the different methods, and how to do it quickly! We cover why you should meal plan, how it can save you time, energy, and money as well as different methods you can try out in your kitchen! Includes: 7 lessons

Mentor: Jami Balmet of Young Wife's Guide

Jami Balmet is the author and creator behind Young Wife's Guide. Through her blog and popular podcast, Homemaking Foundations, she encourages women to look to Christ on the hard and long days of being a homemaker. Her goal is to equip each woman with the joy and perseverance to serve the Lord through the everyday events of life. 
A Simple Guide to Housekeeping Course
Join Hilary in discovering (or re-discovering) some simple housekeeping routines to help keep your home in order.
 She covers how to tackle laundry, some good tips for cleaning your kitchen, setting up a cleaning schedule, and more! Includes: 4 lessons 

Mentor: Hilary Bernstein of

Hilary Bernstein is a Christ follower, wife, homeschooling mama and writer who wants to help homemakers grow in their faith, care for their families, and manage their homes. The author of several eBooks, Hilary loves to chat with homemakers on Facebook and Pinterest.
Encouragement for Weary Moms Course
Are you feeling worn out or discouraged in your role as a mom and homemaker? Jump into this course for encouragement for the weary and overwhelmed mom! As a mom of 11 (!) kids, Jennifer knows what it means to get overwhelmed and discouraged. You will love her practical and encouraging advice in this course. 
 Includes: 5 lessons

Mentor: Jennifer Ross of Confidently Called

Jennifer is the cherished wife of a visionary man, and a home educating mother to almost a dozen children. Her deepest desire is to consistently love her husband and children, and to be a diligent and joyful keeper at home for the glory of God. Her favorite past-time is to encourage fellow housewives in their highest calling of wife and mother. She and her family produced Homemaking 101 & 201, DVDs to encourage and instruct Christian wives. She writes at her home blog, The Focused Homemaker, to share the truth of God’s Word and shine His light in a dark world.

Mentor: Rachel Norman of A Mother Far From Home

Hey y'all, I'm Rachel! I've had 5 kids in 5 years on 3 continents, no multiples. I speak 3 languages, play 2 instruments, and was made to be a mama. I'm a Parenting Visionary, Birth Order and Personality Theory junkie, addicted to Diet Coke, and could survive on baby hugs, cheese, bread and peanut butter. In that order.
Tidy Routines for Moms with Small Children Course
Do you need some help figuring out how to keep up on the house with littles ones underfoot? Rachel's course is here to the rescue!! Her 6 lessons include encouragement and practical advice for tidy routines for young kids (and moms) as well as some beautiful printable packs to help you place everything into actionIncludes: 6 lessons 
Essential Ingredients of a Thriving Home Course
Join Jami for the very first masterclass of My Homemaking Mentor. In this foundational course, we cover those essential ingredients that lead to a thriving home. We walk through defining your priorities, creating a scripture based family mission statement, creating manageable routines, Bible reading routines, and investing in yourself! Includes: 6 lessons

Mentor: Jami Balmet of Young Wife's Guide

Jami Balmet is the author and creator behind Young Wife's Guide. Through her blog and popular podcast, Homemaking Foundations, she encourages women to look to Christ on the hard and long days of being a homemaker. Her goal is to equip each woman with the joy and perseverance to serve the Lord through the everyday events of life. 
Are you ready for some hands-on practical help in your homemaking?
We've designed this academy with everything you need to get back on track and we help you find more JOY within your home with these amazing tools:
1) Printable Lesson notes
Each and every lesson within the academy (50+ lessons and growing) has it's own printable note/outline sheet to help make it easier to follow along. 
2) Lifetime Access to the Academy
Many programs out there that offer multiple courses like this typically cost a monthly membership fee. We wanted to make it easier (and more affordable) than that. For one registration fee, you will have lifetime access to the academy and all future updates

That means you will get access to all new courses we ever come out with in the future.
3) Access to the academy anytime, anywhere, & on any device
As a busy homemaker myself, I knew that the #2 thing that this academy needed to be (behind being Biblical & hands-on) was EASY for you to access and use. 

That's why we fully customized this new academy website to be smooth, simple, and easy to use! I am so proud of how clean and easy it is to access the academy on ANY device, anytime, anywhere (we've even provided audio versions of each lesson for you to download and listen to offline)! 
4) Join the Facebook Group Community
Are you looking for an encouraging place to hang out online? Somewhere that you can safely ask questions and know that you will get Biblical advice and support? 

Our Facebook group for the academy is just such a place! Join us for Live video discussions revolving around the course topics as well as jump into discussions and ask questions! 
100% Money-Back Guarantee
Your purchase is 100% Risk Free. If you're not happy with our online academy for any reason, simply let our friendly support team know (via email) and we'll happily refund your money.

"As a single young woman, this Homemaking Academy has been such a huge blessing, not only with the practical side of homemaking, but with giving so much encouragement in the role as well. I have been inspired in how I can truly cherish and value the home and the role of a homemaker, even while I am living at home with my family. I am so thankful to have this resource for learning, growing, and encouragement. Thank you so much for this!!"

- Elizabeth

If you need a little help - a mentor in your life - then don't wait to sign up for our online training academy TODAY!
Enrollment Closes November 7th!! 
Register today - here's what you get:
  • 16 FULL Courses on Homemaking
  • 50+ Practical Videos
  • Twelve Titus 2 mentors to guide you through the academy
  • Everything you need to learn more in your home
  • Join our Private Facebook group for community!
  • Printables & worksheets throughout
A sneak peek into the NEXT 6 courses in development...
Guess what? When you enroll into the academy you get LIFETIME access! This means that each time we release a new course into the get FREE and immediate access! NO yearly fees or course fees. Once you pay for enrollment into the academy, you never pay again! 

By the end of 2017 we are adding SIX new courses into the academy (plus more coming in 2018)! Here's a sneak peek at what's adding to the academy in the coming days. 
New Course #1: Budgeting for Your Real Life
This brand new course from Jessi is going to help you create a budget that REALLY works for you and your family. She walks you through all the steps of setting goals, figuring out what's most important in budgeting, creating a zero-based budget and more! Includes: 5 lessons

Mentor: Jessi Fearon of

I'm crazy about personal finance. After failing with money in my early adult life, I set out to conquer my money and to stop letting it control me. My goal is to use the natural gifts that God has given me to coach others to do the same. This is where I share our family's real life on a budget so we can encourage you to realize your dreams and experience financial freedom.
New Course #2: Homeschooling on a Budget (Both time and money!) 
Homeschooling can be really expensive AND time consuming but it doesn't have to be! In our very first homeschool course inside the academy, Christia encourages us that homeschooling can be done around busy schedules and she shares some incredible FREE or cheap resources for homeschooling. She really takes the mystery out of what it takes to homeschool. Includes: 6 lessons

Mentor: Christia Colquiett of Faith-Filled Parenting 

ere on Faith Filled Parenting, my hope is that you will find encouragement, solutions, and ideas as we journey together on this exhilarating ride of parenthood. You can find her on
New Course #3: Organizing Your Kitchen with a Recipe Binder
Laura from I Heart Planners is here with an amazing new course teaching you how to get organized in your kitchen by building out your very own kitchen binder - either on paper or digitally.  You will get all the video lessons as well as a 32 page downloadable kit.  Includes: 12 lessons

Mentor: Laura Smith of I Heart Planners

Laura blogs at I Heart Planners about organizing, planning, and building an online business. Her favorite things are chocolate, the Container Store, and creating tons of pretty planning printables. She believes that by making organizational systems beautiful, we will be much more motivated to keep up with them.
New Course #4: Homemaking Through Chronic Pain or Illness
Do you struggle with chronic pain or illness? Are you struggling how to be a homemaker around it and struggling with how this affects your home? Join Lois as she takes a Biblical look at chronic illness and what that means for your homemaking.  Includes: 9 lessons

Mentor: Lois of Live Nourished

I'm Lois - a follower of Jesus, a wife & mama, a writer, a chronic illness navigator and more. But enough about me... I'm glad you're here, reading this, and I pray you'll stick around and read many words on this blog that will help you to live nourished in the words of faith and sound doctrine, and to follow, declare and live for Jesus - the Way, the Truth and the Life.
New Course #5: Creating Intentional Traditions for Your Family
Have you ever stopped to think through why family traditions are important and why they matter to your family? Victoria dives into the importance of creating family memories through traditions and some great ideas for doing so! Includes: 5 lessons

Mentor: Victoria Osborn of Creative Home Keeper

Victoria Osborn believes that intentional living begins when we say YES to the grace found in Christ allowing us to focus on what truly matters most. She is the creator of Scripture Graces: A Word by Word Journey Through the Bible, as well as other intentional living resources. She has been married for 10 years and has 3 ridiculously adorable young children who love keeping her on her toes. When she isn’t chasing after her crew, you can find her reading and sipping a hot cup of good coffee. She also writes at her blog,
Enroll today and get started right away transforming your home...for God's Glory!
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P.S. - if you're skimming and just wanted to see what the offer was... for just $129 (yes, we have a payment plan available!), you're getting access to our entire academy - 22 full courses - and lifetime access to all future updates and courses! It's like a full home economics and from the comfort of your own home.
Frequently Asked Questions & Answers
Will the academy be replacing your annual online homemaking conference?
No. Our yearly homemaking conference is here to stay. We will continue to focus on building community and providing encouragement each year. This academy exists for those wanting to go deeper! If you want practical and step by step training from our mentors - this academy is for you! We've designed both the academy and the conference so that you can go through both, and in fact, many of our members do! 
Do I need special software to access/watch the academy?
No, all you need is an internet connection and speakers or headphones. The academy lessons will be able to play right from your internet browser. You can also watch on a smart phone, tablet, or any other device with an internet connection. We've also provided smaller audio files for each lesson so you can download and listen to them offline if you desire. 
How long will I have access to the academy? 
Forever! We want you to have complete access to this academy – to watch again and again if you want. You will have access to the full academy as long as you wish AND all future updates and courses we add! 
What if I'm not married and/or don't have kids. Is the academy still for me?
Yes! While there are two courses on marriage in the academy and parenting courses coming soon, the rest of the academy is open ended. We intentionally designed the courses so that anyone can take and use the courses within their home. Each of us has slightly unique situations, as do our mentors which provides a variety of perspectives.
I don't have very fast internet, can I download the academy to watch offline?
Yes! On each lesson page, there is a download link for either the audio version or video version of the lesson. You can download each lesson to your computer, smart phone, or tablet and watch offline anytime.
Is this a one time fee or a monthly fee?
The registration fee you pay today is a one time fee. You will never again have to pay for access to the academy! Once you register, you will have full and complete lifetime access to the academy - and all future updates! 
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